July 2017

Using cannabis or marijuana for medicinal purposes is a hot topic right now among patients and health practitioners. It’s regularly touted as a pain reliever for many chronic illnesses. According to the National Cancer Institute, here are some of the facts about medical marijuana and its suggested uses: It’s grown all over the world. The plant is grown […]

Roberto and Maria’s 13-year-old daughter has Dravet syndrome which causes many severe seizures daily. But with the help of a cannabis compound, she’s been nearly seizure free.  It’s bed time for 13-year-old Viridiana. And as her parents, Roberto and Maria, read to her, they know their daughter’s own story is different than a normal child’s. […]

Roberto and Maria’s 13-year-old daughter has Dravet syndrome which causes many severe seizures daily. But with the help of a cannabis compound, she’s been nearly seizure free.  It’s bed time for 13-year-old Viridiana. And as her parents, Roberto and Maria, read to her, they know their daughter’s own story is different than a normal child’s. […]

The backbone of medical advancement is biotechnology, an industry wrought with the incredible potential of novel drug RD, but vulnerable to the risk of stringent regulatory approval processes. Within this volatile market, however, is the cannabis-biotech sub-sector – a market flourishing with opportunity, innovation, and deep roots of medical possibilities. Fueled by an increasing volume […]

Roberto and Maria’s 13-year-old daughter has Dravet syndrome which causes many severe seizures daily. But with the help of a cannabis compound, she’s been nearly seizure free.  It’s bed time for 13-year-old Viridiana. And as her parents, Roberto and Maria, read to her, they know their daughter’s own story is different than a normal child’s. […]

Roberto and Maria’s 13-year-old daughter has Dravet syndrome which causes many severe seizures daily. But with the help of a cannabis compound, she’s been nearly seizure free.  It’s bed time for 13-year-old Viridiana. And as her parents, Roberto and Maria, read to her, they know their daughter’s own story is different than a normal child’s. […]

An Israel-based contract research organization (CRO) is conducting a Ph II clinical trial for Axim’s cannabidiol (CBD) and Gabapentin chewing gum product. Under the services agreement, the unnamed CRO will conduct the double blind, randomized, single-center Phase II trial for AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. The goal is to demonstrate the efficacy of Axim’s Gabapentin/CBD chewing gum […]

Leaf relief: Marijuana contains hundreds of chemicals, one of which seems to alleviate seizures. underworld111 / iStock A component of marijuana called cannabidiol eased seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, a potentially fatal form of epilepsy, in a late-stage clinical trial1. Dravet syndrome stems from mutations in sodium channels, most often in a gene called […]

LONDON, July 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq:GWPH), (“GW” or “the Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, will announce on 7 August, 2017 its third quarter financial results for the period ending 30 June, 2017. GW will also host a […]

An Israel-based contract research organization (CRO) is conducting a Ph II clinical trial for Axim’s cannabidiol (CBD) and Gabapentin chewing gum product. Under the services agreement, the unnamed CRO will conduct the double blind, randomized, single-center Phase II trial for AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. The goal is to demonstrate the efficacy of Axim’s Gabapentin/CBD chewing gum […]

Welcome to the Inaugural 2017 Cannabis Trend Report. Created in conjunction with Civilized and Salar Media Group, we take a look at how cannabis is disrupting industry, culture, legislation, science and everything in between.  Over the next few years we will continue to see great advances in the industry as more states approve legal cannabis use. North […]